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University of Silesia in Rankings - 2016

According to the ranking of Polish universities Perspektywy 2016, the University of Silesia in Katowice was ranked as:

  • 2nd higher education institution in terms of academic effectiveness,
  • 6th university in Poland,
  • 13th higher education institution in Poland.


In the year 2016 the University of Silesia marked its presence in the following international rankings:

  1. Times Higher Education World University Rankings:
    - position in Poland: 5,
    ​- position in the world: 601-800;
  2. Academic Ranking of World Universities (so called "Shanghai Ranking"):
    ​- position in the world: outside 500;
  3. Ranking Web of Universities:
    - position in Poland: 9 (1st and 2nd edition),
    - position in the world: 710 (1st edition), 792 (2nd edition);
  4. Center for World University Rankings (CWUR):
    - position in Poland: 9,
    - position in the world: 969,
  5. U-Multirank:
    ​- click here to see the profile of the University of Silesia;
  6. Google Scholar Citations:
    - position in Poland: 10 (18,446 citations);
  7. Best Global Universities (by U.S. News & World Report ):
    - position in Poland: 10 (together with Medical University of Warsaw),
    - position in the world: 921.


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